RP Team Brings Home the Bacon from the 6th ASEAN Para Games

Para Game's RP Team

Proudly Filipino! Inspired by the 6th ASEAN Para Games’ theme “Ünited and rising..through sports for all”, the 10-man Philippine Team brings home nine major medals in the Chess competition in Solo, Indonesia last December 12-22, 2011. In spite of a very strong competition and new game’s format, the team still won three (3) gold, four (4) silver and two (2) bronze medals in the men’s category. Standing from left: Saul Severino (Official Arbiter & Sander’s father), Christina Nunung, (Liaison Officer of 6th APG), Nanie Apostol (NCDA, Focal Person on Sport and Team Assistant Coach), Rodolfo Sarmiento, Francis Ching, Cecilio Bilog with the 6th APG volunteers: Akbar Yassien Sigitson and FAbian von Java; and, seated from left: Sander Severino (Acting Coach of the Team), Alexis Elinon and Henry Roger Lopez. [...] 

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